FALL Arts, Crafts & Bake Sale :: Friday, October 2 from 9am-4pm :: Saturday, October 3 from 9am-3pm :: Hickory Knoll United Methodist Church, Franklin, NC :: CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

Click for Franklin, North Carolina Forecast

Ten teams sign up to benefit FHS scholarship fund.

The Marna Peck Memorial Scholarship Fund hosted its first co-ed volleyball tournament fundraiser on Saturday, March 16, at the Franklin High School gym. Marna Peck was an English teacher at FHS and touched many lives of the students who came through her classroom. She lost her battle to cancer in February 2010 at the age of 44.


Track & Field, Varsity Baseball & Softball

Track & Field

The Franklin High School Track team hosted the Far West Invitational last Friday with six teams competing. The girls finished in third place while the boys took first. Avery Graham was chosen as the MVP for field events and Emmanuel Williams was chosen as MVP for the running events.

A track event was also held on Tuesday at the FHS track.


MCSC U14 Storm improves record

The U14 Storm defeated the YCVSC Eagles (Conover) 2-0 in Asheville on Feb. 23. Angel Chavez dropped a beautiful shot just under the crossbar in the first half, on an assist by Diego Panilla. Omar Arellano scored on a penalty kick in the second half, and tight play by Goalie Juan Garcia held the Eagles scoreless.

On March 2, the Storm beat GUSC Blue at Gastonia, winning 4-1 after a slow start. GUSC Blue led at the half 1-0, and held the lead until the 25-minute mark of the second half.


On Monday, March 18, the Macon Middle School baseball team hosted a pre-game ceremony celebrating the life of Matt Fritz, who lost his battle with cancer last October.

Fritz was a well respected teacher, father, husband, coach, and friend to many in Macon County.

Wife, Teresa, and his two sons, Chanz and Zak threw out the first pitches of the season.

The Macon Middle School baseball team and coaches have dedicated the 2013 season to the beloved coach.


Page 71 of 110

Macon County News is now on:
Find the Macon County News on Facebook! and Find the Macon County News on twitter!
Facebook   Twitter